All saints, all souls and all sorts

Dear Sir, — In his letter last week, Alan Frost told us that the saints in heaven make up the Church Triumphant, those in Purgatory make up the Church Suffering, and those on earth are the Church Militant.
OK, but there’s a simpler way to tell it: the Church in heaven is all saints, in Purgatory all souls, on earth all sorts. — Yours faithfully,

MICHAEL KNOWLES
Congleton.

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